Digital Millennium Copyright Act(DMCA) Policy
This policy reflects how VikingVPN.com responds to all compliant DMCA notices and follows all relevant laws relating to copyright infringement notices provided by content owners or their agents. VikingVPN.com offers private virtual private networking (“VPN”) services for companies, non-profit organizations, individuals and others while qualifying as a provider of transitory digital network communications under 17 U.S.C. § 512(a) of the Copyright Act. It is important to note in advance that VikingVPN.com & Viking Connections LLC does not host any content whatsoever, so it is unable to delete any content from the VPN service.
In response to valid and complete notices sent by copyright owners or their agents reporting copyright infringement under the DMCA, VikingVPN.com complies as a service provider pursuant to the requirements set forth in 17 U.S.C. §§ 512(i)(1)(a)-(b).
DMCA Takedown Notices
For owners of copyrighted material or their authorized agents, you may submit a DMCA notice to Viking Connections LLC if you wish to report what you believe is infringing activity originating from the VikingVPN.com network. For your report of infringement to be considered by our abuse team, you may file a complete DMCA notice that includes all of the items provided below if and only if you are the owner of the content or the agent authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner. If you are unsure as to whether content on the VikingVPN.com network infringes your copyrights, then please first contact an attorney. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), all of the following items are required for our agent to expeditiously process your notice:
An identification in sufficient detail of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed;
An identification of the content that is alleged to be infringing (all items should be mentioned separately);
Sufficient information to help VikingVPN.com to locate the allegedly infringing content;
Sufficient contact information to notify the reporting party of VikingVPN.com response (please include a physical address, telephone number, and email address);
The following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.";
An identification of the user who may be responsible for the infringing activity;
The following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.";
A physical or electronic signature of the owner or their authorized agent; and
Send the correspondence to the following address:
5639 Rosehill Rd, Shawnee, KS 66216
If a notice lacks any of the necessary elements, it will be deemed an invalid notice and not actioned by VikingVPN.com.
Invalid DMCA takedown notices
VikingVPN.com does not wish to expend our resources on addressing and responding to invalid or incomplete notices of copyright infringement. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing or that that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, shall be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees, incurred by the alleged infringer, by any copyright owner or copyright owner’s authorized licensee, or by a service provider, who is injured by such misrepresentation, as the result of the service provider relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing, or in replacing the removed material or ceasing to disable access to it.